Likely Cause Of Death Of TV Doctor Michael Mosley’s Revealed


Television producer and doctor Michael Mosley, 67, was last seen on Wednesday at about 1:30 local time after he left Agios Nikolaos beach to set off on a walk.

After several days of searching, a body was found on Sunday. It was later identified as Michael Mosley.

Following the initial examination of Dr. Michael Mosley’s body, investigators have identified the probable cause of death.

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Michael Mosley Goes Missing

Following the disappearance of Dr. Michael Mosley, CCTV footage from a restaurant in the village of Pedi was made public, verifying that the television producer had arrived approximately 20 minutes after departing from the beach, according to The Guardian.

“We now know that he made it to the other side of the path, but in some ways, the mystery has only deepened,” an officer noted earlier this week, per the outlet. “Now we have to ask where did he go from there and if he took another unexpected route (to the port town) did he slip and fall? We’re still no nearer to solving this.”

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No Injuries Found On Dr. Mosley’s Body

Instagram | Clare Bailey Mosley

One day after the body was found, Greek police spokeswoman Konstantia Dimoglidou, who spoke to the BBC, said the initial examination of Dr. Mosley’s body shows that he died of natural causes, and there were no injuries found that would have caused his death.

Dr. Mosley’s estimated time of death was around 4:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, which is the day he went missing.

A local public broadcaster also reported that foul play has been ruled out, per The Guardian.

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Clare Bailey Mosley Breaks Silence

After reports surfaced that the body was found, Dr. Michael Mosley’s wife, Dr. Clare Bailey Mosley, released a statement.

“It’s devastating to have lost Michael, my wonderful, funny, kind, and brilliant husband,” she said, per BBC. “We had an incredibly lucky life together. We loved each other very much and were so happy together.”

“We’re taking comfort in the fact that he so very nearly made it,” his wife added. “He did an incredible climb, took the wrong route, and collapsed where he couldn’t be easily seen by the extensive search team.”

“Michael was an adventurous man, it’s part of what made him so special,” she concluded.

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Tributes Pour In

Michael Mosley holding vegetables
Instagram | Clare Bailey Mosley

Following the news, many tributes poured in for Dr. Michael Mosley.

“Dr. Michael Mosley. He taught us about the importance of wellbeing and taking care of ourselves, and now he’s teaching us how short life can be and how easily it can be taken from us. In his memory, let’s embrace each day & strive to live our best lives fully (and healthily),” TED speaker Ariel Kriel wrote on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter.

Professor Brian Cox wrote, “Tragic news about Michael Mosley. He was such an important figure both on and off screen in the BBC science unit, and as a mentor to many of us when we started out in science presenting.”

He added, “And, as many of our colleagues have already said on here, he was a genuinely lovely man. So sorry for his family. RIP Michael.”

Dr. Michael Mosley Remembered By Many

Many others took to social media to remember Michael Mosley, including the author of “Strategic Life” Tomer Rozenberg. “Such a loss for the science community,” he wrote. “Michael Mosley’s legacy will #inspire future generations.”

Another X user expressed, “It always feels a bit silly to feel sad when someone you’ve never met dies – but something about people who you see on the telly, who you enjoy watching, makes it feel like you knew them, even though, of course, you don’t. RIP Michael Mosley.”

Lastly, one of his fans wrote, “So sad about Michael Mosley. It’s amazing how one ‘cog in the machine’….one life in a world of billions can have an impact on others. I never met him, but we all knew him.”

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